Evil Quotes

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.

Lord Acton

One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.

Edmund Burke

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antonius

On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.

John Gay

All evils are equal when they are extreme.

Pierre Corneille

What we call evil, it seems to me, is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark.

Henry Ford

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.

Albert Camus

It is some compensation for great evils that they enforce great lessons.

John Christian Bovee

Evil is obvious only in retrospect.

Gloria Steinem

Most of the evils of life arise from man's being unable to sit still in a room.

Blaise Pascal

Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself - my disgust at her barbarity - clumsiness - darkness - bitter mockery of herself - is the most desolating.

John Ruskin

Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we ought not to hope too securely, we ought not to fear with too much dejection

Samuel Johnson

It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions.

Menander of Athens

For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.

Robert Benchley

It is good to maintain and cherish life; it is evil to destroy and to cheek life

Albert Schweitzer

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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